Definition of Drawing card
1. Noun. An entertainer who attracts large audiences. "He was the biggest drawing card they had"
Generic synonyms: Entertainer
Derivative terms: Attract
2. Noun. A featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawing Card
Literary usage of Drawing card
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1. A Manual of Photography by Robert Hunt (1854)
"Bath drawing card Changes slowly. f. Common bank post Ditto. e. ... Superfine demy Similar to ad Bath drawing card Similar to af Common bank post Similar to ..."
2. Photography: A Treatise on the Chemical Changes Produced by Solar Radiation by Robert Hunt (1852)
"Bath drawing card Changes slowly. e. Thick post Slight exalting effect. f. ... Bath drawing card Similar to a. /. Common bank post Similar to ae Thick post ..."
3. Photography by Robert Hunt, Francis Peabody (1853)
"Bath drawing card .... Changes slowly. c. Superfine demy Slight exalting effect. f. ... Bath drawing card .... Similar to af Common bank post . ..."
4. Aero and Hydro: America's Aviation Weekly by Aero Club of Illinois (1912)
"An exhibition was attempted there this summer by John D. Cooper and it proved a great drawing card, but stormy weather prevented the flier from making an ..."
5. The Country Weekly: A Manual for the Rural Journalist and for Students of by Phil Carleton Bing (1917)
"All features do not need to be on so elaborate a scale as the Pink Press, however; any good local feature that is regular will be a drawing card. ..."